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Big energy challenges ahead, renewables only option

By 2050, India will have the world's largest population, adding 400 million to its present population of 1.24 billion. But even now, over 50 million homes in the country don't have access to basic electricity. With statistics like this, an energy crisis seems imminent.

Former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh discussed India's climate challenges in a discussion titled 'Climate Change and India's Energy Policy" at the National Institute of Advanced Studies here on Monday evening.

Source: DECCAN Chronicle, Bengaluru, November 11, 2014

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